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Marc Gunther

Marc Gunther is a longtime journalist and speaker who focuses on business and sustainability. Gunther maintains a blog at You can follow him on Twitter at @marcGunther.

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  • I’m growing tired of reading (and writing) about companies that are “going green,” except if the company is named Wal-Mart or GE or has an outsized influence on its industry. Far more interesting...

  • I’d ordinarily be reluctant to take on Warren Buffett and the Girls Scouts of America in a single blog post, but this story is too good to pass up.

  • I’m heading home from an eight-day, action-packed vacation in Alaska. Hiking, biking and sea-kayaking, I saw snow-capped mountains, the largest ice field in North America, a couple of...

  • The plastics industry is dealing with a nightmare these days when it comes to potentially toxic chemicals.

  • There’s no doubt that buying and eating local food is a hot trend. But is it good for the environment?

  • One of the great things about the environmental movement is that it provides cover for those of us who are, shall we say, prudent about spending money.

  • The easy way to do corporate philanthropy is to write a little check to everyone who asks.

  • Some exciting news today from Mars, the giant candy maker: The company is going to spend $10 million to decode the genome of the cacao tree.

  • Who’s the most powerful person in the world of green business?

  • I continue to be impressed by the scope and seriousness of the sustainability work being done at Wal-Mart.

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